From quaint cottages to converted barns.
May 25, 2023 12:01am
A gastronome’s and art lover’s delight, Hobart is a destination for the curious.
A dynamic city boasting the cultural likes of the MONA, fresh seafood offerings and feats of the natural world, it’s one to circle on your map.
From quaint cottages to converted barns, we’ve curated an edit of some of the best Hobart Airbnbs to rest your head after a long day of hiking or gallery hopping.
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Hidden in the centre of Hobart lies Seaview – a renovated federation home with a thoughtful extension inspired by Japanese architecture. Share a tipple of Tasmanian whisky by the woodfire or rug up with a book on one of the wooden verandahs before taking a bath with a view.
Built from the ground up in 2019, Slow Beam is a conceptual stay in West Hobart that was awarded the Best Designed Stay in the 2021 Airbnb Awards. Offering views of the river, city and bush from every window, this is an architecturally designed home that connects modern elegance with the rugged.
In the Hobart CBD, just minutes away from the historic precincts of Salamanca and Battery Point, lies this recently renovated late 1820s converted barn. Richly textured, the original sandstone walls, timber shingled roof and wooden beams remain to contrast with the contemporary kitchen and bathroom.
Positioned on a cliff with awestriking views of untouched bush in one direction and Hobart in the other, is the three-storey oasis Summerhill. Featuring a gourmet kitchen for entertaining, a bounty of art and native bushland to explore, this West Hobart stay is ideal for a group getaway.
Once a notorious pub then a private school building, this circa 1828 sandstone and brick terrace has a couple of renaissances in its time. Located in the heart of Hobart with a galley kitchen, private courtyard and timber accents, this is a city stay with character.
With a clawed foot bath, fireplace, antique stained glass windows and wild garden, this West Hobart Airbnb is nothing short of a Romanticist’s dream. Also featuring a traditional English kitchen, grand chandeliers and a sunny courtyard, this 1800s cottage makes for a charming Tasmanian retreat.
Converted from a 1950s Hydro substation, this four-level warehouse-style apartment is just minutes from the wharf and boasts an open living plan with high ceilings. A contemporary space for the modern traveller.